Red Sox Sweep Rangers with 5-2 Win on Sunday [VIDEO]
The Boston Red Sox won their 5th straight game, sweeping the Texas Rangers on Sunday, September 5th 5-2 at Fenway Park.
Sunday was the beginning of the Tristan Casas era, as the 1st baseman was called up from Triple A Worcester when Bobby Dalbec was optioned down. Casas flashed some leather at 1st base saving a couple of runs and went 1-4, with his 1st career hit, a single in the 5th inning.
He relished his 1st start and had an unusual pregame
Trevor Story was 3-4, driving in 3 runs with a 3 run homer in the 1st inning.
Xander Bogaerts was 3-4 with a double and 2 runs batted in.
Rob Refsnyder was 2-3 with a walk, reaching base 3 times.
Josh Winckowski went 4 innings allowing 3 hits and 2 runs. He struck out 3 and walked 3 batters.
Kaleb Ort picked up the win, his 1st major league victory. He pitched 1.2 innings, allowing 1 hit and striking out and walking 1.
Jeurys Familia pitched 1.1 innings striking out 1
Matt Strahm pitched the 8th, facing just 3 batters.
John Schreiber pitched the 9th inning, earning his 7th save, as he struck out the side.
Manager Alex Cora on the game.
Boston travels to St. Petersburg to start a 3-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays. Monday's pregame begins at 3:10 p.m. with the 1st pitch at 4:10 p.m. on AM 1370 WDEA